Ethyl Glucuronide, Urine - Screen with Reflex to Confirmation/Quantitation
2003189
 
Ordering Recommendation
Use to identify recent (1 day to 1 week) use of ethanol. However, a positive result is relatively non-specific for detecting intentional ethanol ingestion and may, instead, reflect use of ethanol-containing personal care products such as hand sanitizers and mouthwashes.
Mnemonic
ETHYL GLUC
Methodology
Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay/Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Random urine  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 3 mL urine to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.45 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 20 days; Refrigerated: 20 days; Frozen: 20 days  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Note
If screen is positive, then confirmation will be added at no additional charge.
CPT Code(s)
80101; if positive add 82055
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2003192Ethyl Glucuronide Screen, Urine
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Cross References
  • EtG (Ethyl Glucuronide, Urine - Screen with Reflex to Confirmation/Quantitation)
  • Ethanol Metabolite (Ethyl Glucuronide, Urine - Screen with Reflex to Confirmation/Quantitation)
Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)